Finally I played Kalyanavasantam, and he said, “Thats it! He once said about this album: Gopalnath learned to play the instrument under Gopalkrishna Iyer of Kalaniketana, Mangalore. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately , especially if potentially libelous or harmful. In , Gopalnath began a collaboration with American saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa , which resulted in the album Kinsmen Pi Recordings and supporting US tour. Kadri Gopalnath born 11 December is an Indian saxophonist and one of the pioneers of Carnatic music on the saxophone. Archived from the original PDF on 15 November

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Archived from the original PDF on 15 November Gopalnath kadri gopalnath saxophone to play the instrument under Gopalkrishna Iyer of Kalaniketana, Mangalore. He once said about this album: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He received an honorary doctorate from Bangalore University in The Asian Music Circuit, U. Of course I enjoyed the mass appeal. Retrieved from ” https: Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.


September Learn how and when to remove this template message. This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat Balachander used Gopalnath’s services in his Tamil film Duet.

Kadri Gopalnath

As a child, Gopalnath once saw the saxophone being played in the Mysore Palace band set. Please help by adding reliable sources. John Handy, a jazz musician from California was present at the festival. This article has multiple issues.

Among his other distinctions are: This album took 6 months to produce and has compositions from Saint TyagarajaBeethoven and the likes. Kadri Gopalnath performing at Pillayarpatti.

Kadri Gopalnath – Wikipedia

He has cut many albums and has recorded a number gopalnatth cassettes and CDs. Gopalnath had to make certain modifications to the conventional alto saxophone to play Carnatic music. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Together with jazz flautist James Newtonhe recorded Southern Brothers. It took him nearly 20 years kadri gopalnath saxophone conquer the complex western wind instrument, and he was eventually crowned as the “Saxophone Chakravarthy”.

Hearing Gopalnath play, Handy asked if he could go on stage and perform alongside him. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification.


So successful has this adaptation been that the great musician Semmangudi Ssaxophone Iyerthe doyen of Carnatic musichas acknowledged Kadri Gopalnath as a true Carnatic music genius. Upon hearing the vibrant tone kadri gopalnath saxophone the saxophone, Gopalnath decided to master it. So well did the two saxophoe, Handy in the jazz style and Gopalnath in the Carnatic style, that it became an instant hit with the audience.

Finally I played Kalyanavasantam, and he said, “Thats it! Gopalkrishnan, who identified the youngster’s potential saxoohone tutored him. After that movie I became known. His maiden performance was for the Chembai Memorial Trust. The film had music composed by A. The Bombay Jazz Festival was a turning point for Gopalnath. His production called ‘East-West’ is an audio-video presentation that, as the title suggests, is a fusion of Kadri gopalnath saxophone and Indian music.

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